Largest city: Shanghai
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Official languages: Chinese or Mandarin, Yue (Cantonese), Wu (Shanghainese)
Area: Total: 3,600,947 square miles; water (%) 104,459.94
Currency: Yuan (CNY)
GDP – per capita: $5,300
Time zone: DST (UTC+8)
Internet TLD: .cn